71 (passed away Jul. 29th, 2007)
May. 12th, 1936
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Tom Snyder's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Smash His Camera
2008 - Dreams with Sharp Teeth
2005 - Inside Deep Throat
1991 - Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
Guest TV Roles
- Was parodied in the 1970s on TV's _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv); 'Dan Aykroyd' (qv) exaggerated Snyder's manic laugh and brusque interviewing style.
- Began his broadcasting career when he was 21 years old; worked at a small radio station in his hometown.
- Readily admits that one of the most embarrassing moments of his career was while interviewing 'Meat Loaf' (qv). For the first ten minutes he kept calling the rocker "Meatball"